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Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Price to be Around $800

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The new Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount is priced around $800 in China. The release date of the lens will be from mid-2018.

Tamron has announced the development of the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD lens before the CP+ 2018 event. The new high-speed standard zoom lens is Tamron’s first ever lens for the Sony full-frame E-mount system.

Even the company has not yet announced the price of their new 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount, the lens is listed for ¥5300 (around $849) in China.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Price will be around $800

The introduction of the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD signals Tamron’s plans to further expand and improve its lens lineup for 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD is a direct competitor to the native Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens which is priced at $2,198. There will be a huge difference when compared their prices. So what about the size and specs difference of both lenses.

Check out the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD vs Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM comparison.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD vs Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM

product name Tamron 28-75 mm F / 2.8 Di III RXD (Model A 036) Sony FE 24 – 70 mm F 2.8 GM (SEL 2470 GM)
Release date To be determined April 28, 2016
price To be determined About 230,000 yen
mount Sony E
series Di series G Master Series
type zoom
sensor Full size
Lens type Mirror less
Focal length 28 – 75 mm 24 to 70 mm
Focal length on APS-C machine (converted to 1.5 times) 42 – 112.5 mm 36 – 105 mm
auto focus
AF motor Stepping motor RXD (Rapid eXTRA-silent stepping Drive) Direct drive SSM (DDSSM)
Manual focus ○ (Direct manual focus DMF compatible)
Aperture F 2.8 F 2.8 to 22
Number of diaphragm blades Unpublished 9 sheets
Lens configuration Unpublished 13 groups 18 sheets
Lens configuration Unpublished One very high aspherical XA (extreme aspherical) lens, two aspheric lenses, one ED (special low dispersion) glass, one super ED glass
coating Unpublished Nano AR coating
Fluorine coating Unpublished
Shortest shooting distance Wide end: 0.19 m, Tele end: 0.39 m 0.38 m
Maximum shooting magnification Unpublished 0.24 times
Angle of view Unpublished 84 – 34 °
Filter size Unpublished 82 mm
Hooded Unpublished Floral bayonet type ALC-SH 141
Image Stabilizer
Teleconverter Unpublished
Lens button Unpublished Focus hold button, focus mode switch (AF / MF selector switch), zoom lock switch
Dustproof and drip-proof structure Simple drip-proof structure, antifouling coat Consideration designed
Maximum diameter Unpublished 87.6 mm
length 117.8 mm 136 mm
weight 550 g 886 g

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